News from the Nuclear Information Section
International Nuclear Information System (INIS)  &  IAEA Library

No. 14, June 2013



INIS at the Nuclear Information Technology (China) Forum 2013, Shanghai, China

At the invitation of the organizing committee of the Nuclear Information Technology (China) Forum 2013 (NITF 2013) scheduled 8–9 August in Shanghai, China, the INIS Secretariat was invited to give a speech about INIS and its benefits This is a great opportunity to present INIS at the Forum, with an expected 200 participants from various countries, generating interest in INIS and reaching out to potential contributors and users in the nuclear power industry.

INIS Training Seminar 2013

The International Atomic Energy Agency will host the INIS Training Seminar from 7–11 October 2013 at its headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The seminar will focus on INIS input preparation, the utilization of INIS products and services, and on ways to promote the system to users in Member States. Training on all aspects of INIS input preparation, submission of non-conventional literature (NCL), usage of INIS products and promotion of INIS will be provided during the seminar. The training course will consist of lectures in the form of presentations, followed by discussions to allow an exchange of information. Practical sessions on each specific topic are also planned, together with hands-on training using computer training facilities.

Fifteenth International Conference on Grey Literature

Grey Literature Conference BratislavaThe Fifteenth International Conference on Grey Literature will be held in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, from 2–3 December 2013. This year’s theme is: The Grey Audit: A Field Assessment in Grey Literature. This conference offers an inclusive platform from which to assess developments in the field of grey literature. Changes over the past two decades give sufficient cause for an audit in the field of grey literature – drawing upon accomplishments, assessing limitations, and projecting a sustained course of action. A field assessment of grey literature extends well beyond library and information science, for it includes the assessment of grey literature produced and published in other sciences as well as government, business and industry. INIS will make a presentation on its digital preservation activities, have a poster displayed at the poster session, and moderate day two of the conference.